Plabennec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plabennec in Finistere

Visit Plabennec: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Plabennec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 61 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plabennec is 499 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 14 km and Armorique Regional Park at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Plabennec, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Plabennec in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Plabennec

Markets in and near Plabennec

  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (10km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (11km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Brest: market every day (13km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (17km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (25km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (26km)

More information about Plabennec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plabennec, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Plabennec.


  • Océanopolis (13km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (15km)
  • La Roche Maurice (17km)
  • La Martyre (20km)
  • Bodilis (23km)
  • Locmelar (27km)
  • Sizun (28km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (28km)
  • Argol (30km)
  • Guimiliau (32km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (35km)
  • Commana (36km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (41km)
  • Brasparts (41km)
  • Lannedern (45km)
  • Pleyben (46km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (16km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (13km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (41km)
  • Jardin exotique (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (31km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (32km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (32km)
  • Menez-Hom (35km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plabennec

Canton: Plabennec

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29860

Distance to Plabennec

from Quimper (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 499 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 1046 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 895 km

Getting here

Plabennec is in the north-west of France. Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Plabennec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Blanc, Gouesnou, Kersaint-Plabennec, Lanarvily, Le Drennec, Loc-Brevalaire and Plouvien.

This page in French: Visiter Plabennec